Wednesday, 2 May 2018

Desert Spitfires: The Israeli Bombers







I'm rushed off my feet at the moment, so have had no time for any painting but the long weekend should get things shifted, especially as the management is going to Cornwall for the duration so I'll not be tasked with diversionary 'things'. In the meantime, I've cracked on with the Israeli Air Force, putting together a light aircraft flight, a heavily hacked about B17, a couple of Beaufighters and Harvards and a second C47 Dakota.

The light aircraft are a mix of Stinson Sentinels, a Dragon Rapide and a re-purposed Japanese army Ki-51 Sonia liaison plane pretending to be a Vultee Valiant trainer. I really need a couple more of these light aircraft, to make two flights of three, and perhaps another B17 but this is a pretty good start. Next up will be the Spitfire IX's, P-51 Mustangs and, last but not least, the Avia S-199 Mezek's

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